NGA Tearline: The Rise of Turkey's Baykar Technologies

Developed in Partnership with Johns Hopkins University

This two-part series looks at Turkey’s largest UAV manufacturer, Baykar Technologies. The economic analysis noted two major trends: substantial construction and expansion at Baykar’s three facilities and increased production of UAVs utilizing this increased infrastructure capacity.

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What is NGA Tearline?

NGA is partnering with expert private groups to grow public-facing, authoritative open source intelligence on various strategic and humanitarian intelligence topics that tend to be under-reported within long-form format.

This authoritative open source content will be cited for internal purposes and it will grow public trust by increasing transparency around shared public-private interest in various strategic and humanitarian intelligence topics that are fit for public consumption.

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